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June 4, 2015 - Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that trading in Pihlajalinna shares (short name: PIHLIS) commenced today on the prelist of Nasdaq Helsinki. Pihlajalinna is a mid cap company within the sector Health Care. The company’s shares are estimated to move to the Main Market of Nasdaq Helsinki on June 8, 2015.

Pihlajalinna is one of the leading private social and healthcare services providers in Finland. Under Pihlajalinna and Dextra brands, the Company provides social and healthcare services for households, companies, insurance companies and public sector entities in private clinics, health centres, dental clinics and hospitals around Finland. For more information, please visit

“During the past ten years Pihlajalinna has developed into a prominent service provider in the Finnish social and healthcare market. Our high quality services, innovative and efficient service provision models for social and healthcare services as well as close cooperation with customers and partners have enabled Pihlajalinna’s successful development during the past years. The IPO gives us the opportunity to continue expanding our operations as a long-term domestic social and healthcare services provider also in the future. The listing supports the strong expansion of our Dextra business in the largest growth centers in Finland via selected acquisitions and new unit openings and help to secure the provision of competitive services for public sector entities also in future,” says CEO Mikko Wirén of Pihlajalinna.

 “It is a great pleasure to welcome Pihlajalinna to Nasdaq Helsinki,” said Lauri Rosendahl, President of Nasdaq Helsinki. “We look forward to supporting Pihlajalinna in all stages of their growth, and provide them with the increased visibility and investor awareness that comes with a listing on the main market.”

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